268 Symposium--Towards a Conceptual Model of Soil Carbon Cycling Across Scales: I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Chemistry
This session will focus on soil carbon cycling, considering molecular aspects of soil carbon chemistry and mineral associations to ecosystem-scale carbon dynamics.

Soil Biology & Biochemistry, Forest, Range & Wildland Soils

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 AM-12:10 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 3

Peter Nico and Rodrigo Vargas
Peter Nico and Rodrigo Vargas
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:35 AM
From Litter Decomposition to SOM Formation: What Are We Missing?.
M. Francesca Cotrufo, Colorado State University
9:00 AM
Challenges to Measuring and Modeling Soil Organic Matter Stability.
Alain F. Plante, University of Pennsylvania
9:25 AM
Aggregates to Ecosystems: Representing Managment Impacts On Soil C Turnover.
Keith Paustian, Colorado State University; Eleanor Campbell, Colorado State University; Gabriel Olchin, Dupont Crop Protection; Johan Six, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
10:15 AM
11:45 AM
Mineral-Associated Organic Matter.
Karin Eusterhues, Institut für Geowissenschaften
12:10 PM
Concluding Remarks